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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

(1792-1878), Prime Minister and writer

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 244 portraits
As a Member of Parliament for the Whig party from 1813, Lord John Russell's efforts to reform Parliament contributed to the introduction of the Reform Act in 1832. Prime Minister 1846-52 and 1865-6, and Foreign Secretary 1859-65, he exemplified the Whig doctrines of civil rights, toleration of dissent and respect for education.

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Steering between Scylla and Charybdis, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean, printed by  General Lithographic Establishment - NPG D41618

Steering between Scylla and Charybdis

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean, printed by General Lithographic Establishment
lithograph, published 19 May 1841
NPG D41618

The Corn Doctors, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  General Lithographic Establishment, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D46362

The Corn Doctors

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 15 May 1841
NPG D46362

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, by Émile Desmaisons, printed by  Lemercier Bernard et Cie, published by  A.H. & C.E. Baily - NPG D39925

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Émile Desmaisons, printed by Lemercier Bernard et Cie, published by A.H. & C.E. Baily
lithograph, 20 May 1842
NPG D39925

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, by Samuel Bellin, printed by  Brooker & Harrison, published by  George Routledge, after  Thomas Heathfield Carrick - NPG D39927

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Samuel Bellin, printed by Brooker & Harrison, published by George Routledge, after Thomas Heathfield Carrick
mezzotint, published 15 August 1844
NPG D39927

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, after Thomas Heathfield Carrick - NPG D39928

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

after Thomas Heathfield Carrick
mezzotint, circa 1844
NPG D39928

The New Christmas Pantomime, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  General Lithographic Establishment, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D46367

The New Christmas Pantomime

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, published by Thomas McLean
tinted lithograph, published 22 December 1845
NPG D46367

New Version of John Gilpin after Stothard, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  General Lithographic Establishment, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D46368

New Version of John Gilpin after Stothard

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, published by Thomas McLean
tinted lithograph, published 2 March 1846
NPG D46368

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, by Daniel John Pound, published by  The London Joint Stock Newspaper Company, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D39930

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Daniel John Pound, published by The London Joint Stock Newspaper Company, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
line engraving, 1850s-1860s
NPG D39930

'The New Ministry - the Cabinet', January 1853, by Frederick James Smyth - NPG D45901

'The New Ministry - the Cabinet', January 1853

by Frederick James Smyth
wood engraving, published 8 January 1853
NPG D45901

The House of Commons, 1860, by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after  John Phillip - NPG D1396

The House of Commons, 1860

by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after John Phillip
mezzotint, 1863 or after
NPG D1396

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, by Alphonse Léon Noël, printed by  Lemercier, published by  Victor Delarue, after  William Walker & Sons - NPG D39929

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Alphonse Léon Noël, printed by Lemercier, published by Victor Delarue, after William Walker & Sons
lithograph, 1864
NPG D39929

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x15127

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x15129

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1861
NPG x15132

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1861
NPG x15137

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall, published by A. Marion & Co
albumen print on photographer's mount, 1861
NPG Ax7290

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, 1861
NPG Ax129008

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax68159

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